Moving to Lostwithiel, Cornwall? What you need to know

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Moving to Lostwithiel, Cornwall - What you need to know
Moving to Lostwithiel, Cornwall - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Lostwithiel in Cornwall? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Lostwithiel is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Lostwithiel the land of milk and honey or are Bodmin, Par and St Blazey a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Lostwithiel

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Lostwithiel. Naturally the more urban and more central areas will have a higher rate of crime, but often you can be surprised when that is not the case and that is the area you want to move to.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Bridgend 6
Lostwithiel 6
Turfdown 3
Penpillick 1
Boslymon 1
Bofarnel 0
Maudlin 0
Newton 0
Cutmadoc 0
Redmoor 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Lostwithiel. These statitics are published by the government every 2-3 years. They are a measure of how likely you are to be a victim of personal or material crime in an area, such as muggings or burglary. We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Lostwithiel. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Lostwithiel (Best) 28601/32845
St Austell Bethel 28329/32845
Penwithick and Boscoppa 25207/32845
Fowey and Tywardreath 24736/32845
Par and St Blazey Gate 22088/32845
St Blazey 19388/32845
Bugle 19141/32845
Bodmin St Mary's 15598/32845
Bodmin St Petroc 14433/32845
Bodmin St Leonard (Worst) 12260/32845
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Your Health in Lostwithiel

If you are thinking of moving to Lostwithiel, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We've taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Lostwithiel compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Cornwall (Lostwithiel) 1.43% 4.87% 14.88% 33.59% 45.23%
Plymouth 1.44% 5.08% 13.95% 33.53% 46.02%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8% 13.32% 34.37% 47.41%
West Devon 1.18% 3.96% 14.28% 34.73% 45.85%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Lostwithiel. They measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely! We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Lostwithiel. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Lostwithiel (Best) 19059/32845
Fowey and Tywardreath 18241/32845
St Austell Bethel 17492/32845
Penwithick and Boscoppa 16936/32845
Par and St Blazey Gate 14710/32845
Bodmin St Petroc 14604/32845
St Blazey 13775/32845
Bugle 12253/32845
Bodmin St Leonard 10745/32845
Bodmin St Mary's (Worst) 10056/32845

Deprivation in Lostwithiel

Using the English Indices of Deprivation statistics, we've collated the average Index of Multiple Deprivation rank of all the LSOAs in the wards in and around Lostwithiel. In layman's terms, this is how rough the ward is based on mutiple measures of deprivation including; employment, income, health, crime, housing and outside space.

Ward Average rank in England
St Austell Bethel (Best) 19521/32845
Fowey and Tywardreath 17272/32845
Par and St Blazey Gate 14921/32845
Penwithick and Boscoppa 14215/32845
Lostwithiel 13832/32845
Bodmin St Petroc 12511/32845
St Blazey 12270/32845
Bodmin St Mary's 8487/32845
Bodmin St Leonard 7355/32845
Bugle (Worst) 7240/32845

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